TOEFL 100+ – Key Vocabulary Needed to Achieve 100+ on the TOEFL (Top 1100+ Terms)/
Target 100+ Deck 38

Target 100+ Deck 38

Total: 20 words

levy

noun

the amount of money imposed or collected, like the tax collected by the government

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forage

noun

the food given to cattle, horses, and other livestock

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strenuous

adjective

something that requires great strength and effort, like an intense or difficult task

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audacious

adjective

bold or daring; confident in a way that's either fearless or reckless

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persecution

noun

the act or instance of treating a person or group unfairly or cruelly because of their religion, race, beliefs, social status, etc.

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fluke

noun

an unexpected stroke of luck; a fortunate chance or coincidence

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rib

noun

the curved, elongated part of a body or structure that serves as a frame or provides support, like the bones around the chest of a human or animal or the metal or wooden frame of a ship

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apparatus

noun

an instrument, appliance, or set of materials or technical equipment designed for a particular purpose

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shrivel

verb

to wilt or shrink in size, usually due to differences in moisture or temperature

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vicinity

noun

the area near or surrounding a particular place

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fluke

noun

a flounder or a flatfish

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rib

noun

a piece of meat with one or more bones from the ribs of an animal

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zeal

noun

great enthusiasm, especially when working towards a goal

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goat

noun

an animal with horns and a coat of hair that lives wild in mountain areas or is kept on farms for its milk or meat

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abate

verb

to weaken or decrease the strength of something, often used for wind, rain, or storms

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reminiscent

adjective

suggestive of something from the past or something that happened in the past

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trivial

adjective

minor or insignificant; mediocre

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improvisational

adjective

resourceful; able to plan and do something on the spot

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affinity

noun

a strong liking or attraction to someone or something because of shared characteristics or commonalities

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torment

verb

to afflict, torture, or cause harm and suffering

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